tretinoin

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tret·i·noin

 (trĕt′ĭ-noin′)
n.
An isomer of retinoic acid used topically to treat acne and to mitigate fine facial wrinkling and orally to treat one form of leukemia.

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tretinoin

(trəˈtɪnəʊɪn)
n
(Pharmacology) pharmacol a synthetic form of vitamin A used as a drug to treat certain skin conditions and a type of leukemia
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tre•tin•o•in

(trəˈtɪn oʊ ɪn)
n.
a drug chemically related to vitamin A, used as a topical ointment to treat skin disorders, esp. acne.
[1960–65; t(ri-) + retino- (< Greek rhētinē resin) + -in1]
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tretinoin

n tretinoína
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Also Retin A is recommended, has been scientifically proven to reduce fine lines and wrinkles, and improve skin texture over time.
Fulton Jr., MD, PhD., who was a developer of Retin A.
If those don't help, your dermatologist can give you a prescription for Retin A. If that doesn't do the trick, your dermo might recommend laser resurfacing, chemical peels or other options.
* Acne treatment (Retin A)--only to treat a specific medical condition such as acne vulgaris.
It is believed to work in a similar way to Retin A, which was originally used to treat acne patients and was found to reduce wrinkles, though making the skin extremely sun sensitive.